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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 08:12 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
I only have the C&C axle. Spacers seem like a...

I only have the C&C axle. Spacers seem like a better choice.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
Thanks. I am putting a uhaul box on mine and...

Thanks. I am putting a uhaul box on mine and would like a little more width. I have a dually axle too but don't know which one is wider hub face to hub face. I thought I read where the dually axle is...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
Brad, Where did you get the spacers? I am...

Brad, Where did you get the spacers? I am thinking of widening my rear track.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
If you notice in the photo, I have rubber...

If you notice in the photo, I have rubber bushings on both sides of the heim to keep it parallel.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Pappawheely
The springs hold the weight of the truck. If it...

The springs hold the weight of the truck. If it bounces up and down, it's your shocks.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-17-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Pappawheely
That's not dumb, coils are springs too. I thought...

That's not dumb, coils are springs too. I thought you were putting in springs from the same year F350 (leaf springs). If you want it to ride well, you need to have a coil that is matched to the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-17-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Pappawheely
You don't have to get fancy just make sure the...

You don't have to get fancy just make sure the hose you get is rated for the heat and pressure of your oiling system. Don't run typical radiator hose. There are tons of sources for oil cooler line on...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-17-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 371
Posted By Pappawheely
Yes, Get springs made for your truck. They will...

Yes, Get springs made for your truck. They will work 100% better than f350 springs. F350 springs are super stiff.

Making springs work...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
Revised the whole steering system. Saginaw pump,...

Revised the whole steering system. Saginaw pump, ram assist, remote cooler and fabricated linkage.

http://i451.photobucket.com/albums/qq235/pappawheely/F-350/IMG_8260_zps1b5b36ac.jpg...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Pappawheely
Yes, Have to support the box and mount a rear...

Yes, Have to support the box and mount a rear winch. :-jammin
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Pappawheely
Great minds think alike. I am building a similar...

Great minds think alike. I am building a similar truck only keeping the box on it. I have a F350 4x4 that I am putting a Uhaul box on. The box will be a self contained camper. Looking forward to...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 20,543
Posted By Pappawheely
http://i451.photobucket.com/albums/qq235/pappawhee...

http://i451.photobucket.com/albums/qq235/pappawheely/F-350/Autonomous4X4_IMG_8552x_zps2473b79f.jpg...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-04-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 48,031
Posted By Pappawheely
I am just getting the truck back on the road from...

I am just getting the truck back on the road from a complete steering overhaul, I will let you know.

http://i451.photobucket.com/albums/qq235/pappawheely/F-350/IMG_8260_zps1b5b36ac.jpg...
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 48,031
Posted By Pappawheely
The synthetic oil will find any leaks but those...

The synthetic oil will find any leaks but those should be repaired anyways. I don't think that is a disqualifier but something you should be aware of. Unless you like lubricated seals, lol.
Forum: Big Block V8 - 385 Series (6.1/370, 7.0/429, 7.5/460) 09-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 48,031
Posted By Pappawheely
I am also a big fan of synthetic fluids. I had an...

I am also a big fan of synthetic fluids. I had an older chevy that had some crankcase pressure issues due to low tension rings. I would get smoke out of the valve cover breathers. The synthetic oil...
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